If you’ve ever seen a movie about journalism, chances are you’ve come across a handful of films with strong female leads. Whether in popular romantic comedies, dramas, or daring thrillers, the lives of female reporters has been a focus of Hollywood filmmaking for decades.
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The provocative real story of three whip-smart, ambitious, strong women who, after anchoring one of America's most powerful news networks, become headlines themselves when they risk everything to stand up to the man who made them famous.
Martin Baron joins the Boston Globe as an editor and pushes four journalists named Michael, Walter, Sacha and Matt to pursue a story about the child molestation charges against the local church.
After Laura Poitras received encrypted emails from someone with information on the government's massive covert-surveillance programs, she and reporter Glenn Greenwald flew to Hong Kong to meet the sender, who turned out to be Edward Snowden.
American journalist Kim Baker goes to Afghanistan as a war correspondent for a short time. She ends up putting herself in danger to get stories and eventually stays there for years.
Katharine Gun, a British intelligence specialist, leaks a secret memo to the press in order to avoid the Iraq invasion by the US and her government.
Realising that Sam has still not come to terms with his wife Maggie's death, his eight-year-old son Jonah forces him to call a national radio talk show, with the hopes of finding him a companion.
Benjamin is challenged by his co-workers to make a woman fall in love with him. On the other hand, Andie has to write an article on how to lose a man in 10 days.
Publisher Katharine and her editor-in-chief Ben put their careers and freedom at risk to uncover a scandalous decades-long secret about the Vietnam War.